How to install Wine on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

What is Wine?
Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, macOS, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.

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NO_PUBKEY B188E2B695BD4743

Sometimes you may see this error “The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY B188E2B695BD4743”

You can solve this issue by running the following commands.

apt-key adv --keyserver ha.pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys B188E2B695BD4743
# apt-get update

Docker for Symfony 1.0.7 has been released

Hello,

We pleased to announce the release of “Docker for Symfony” 1.0.7

  • BUGFIX [PHP] Remove xdebug from pecl installation if disabled
  • FEATURE [MYSQL] Import MySQL database copy without using a password form the console
  • FEATURE [PHP] Added ability to change max_execution_time in file .env
  • FEATURE [NGINX] Added ability to put rewrite rules into file config/nginx/rewrite/project.conf
  • FEATURE [NGINX] Added ability select SF vs SF + PWA configuration
  • FEATURE [PMA] Added phpMyAdmin auto login functionality

The project “Docker for Symfony” you can find here d4d.lt

Docker for Symfony is 1 year old!

The first birthday of the open source project “Docker for Symfony” aka D4D.LT was on December 16, 2019. The future of this project was unknown. However, after 3 months work some companies have provided us with testing server (Hostinger) and programming tools (JetBrains). The open source project “Docker for Symfony” is constantly being improved and new features are being introduced.

A few of them:
1. We improved environment file configuration. Some settings can be controlled using bash script.
2. Support all available Symfony framework versions: 2.x, 3.x, 4.x, 5.x.
3. Support another possible frameworks, e.g. CodeIgniter (CI), CakePHP, Laravel (not tested yet).
4. NodeJS version selection.

The project “Docker for Symfony” you can find here d4d.lt

Installing VMware on 20.04: Failed to build vmmon

I found a solution on mkucebek’s github sources

#!/bin/bash
VMWARE_VERSION=workstation-15.1.0
TMP_FOLDER=/tmp/patch-vmware
rm -fdr $TMP_FOLDER
mkdir -p $TMP_FOLDER
cd $TMP_FOLDER
git clone https://github.com/mkubecek/vmware-host-modules.git
cd $TMP_FOLDER/vmware-host-modules
git checkout $VMWARE_VERSION
git fetch
make
sudo make install
sudo rm /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libz.so.1/libz.so.1
sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libz.so.1 
/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libz.so.1/libz.so.1
sudo /etc/init.d/vmware restart

Then, you just have to launch VMware Workstation without building modules.